New Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center-led study shows that poplar trees and many other plants from all over the phylogenetic tree have actually evolved to naturally produce zip-lignin.
Researchers are using the Office of Science’s advanced light sources to study batteries in real-time.
Researchers have developed methods to control defects in two-dimensional materials, such as graphene, that may lead to improved membranes for water desalination, energy storage, sensing or advanced protective coatings.
10.20.16 Researchers at Argonne, Lawrence Livermore, Los Alamos and Oak Ridge National Laboratories are using the DOE supercomputers and sophisticated computational models to find patterns in large datasets of cancer data, seeking to understand key protein interactions, predict drug response and automate patient information extraction to inform treatment strategies.
10.20.16 A team led by Jeremy Smith, a University of Tennessee (UT)–ORNL Governor’s Chair and the director of the UT–ORNL Center for Molecular Biophysics (CMB), used computer simulations to uncover the chemical reaction that helps break down biomass for biofuel.
10.19.16 Researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Ames Laboratory and partner institutions conducted a systematic investigation into the properties of the newest family of unconventional superconducting materials, iron-based compounds.
How Nobel recipient W.E. Moerner and his team built the ABEL Trap and discovered the behavior of single, unfettered molecules. Read More »
High school and middle school teams nationwide can now sign up to compete in one of the nation’s most prestigious and largest academic science competitions. Read More »
Fundamental researchers offer new ways to sort molecules for clean energy and more. Read More »
University of Texas at Austin researchers are hunting for an elusive subatomic particle called "neutrinos" after unexpected experimental results left the physics community puzzled.
The grant will be used to study materials at the most fundamental level that could improve important technologies including data storage, superconductors, fuel cells, and electrical power plants.
The University of Oklahoma photothermal therapy is most effective against shallow or surface tumors in breast, bladder, esophageal and melanoma cancers, without the adverse side effects of chemotherapy, radiation or surgery.
The Office of Science (SC) is the single largest supporter of basic research in the physical sciences in the United States.